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SFGTV2
Apr 15, 2013 4:00pm PDT
that the program includes energy efficiency and build out of local generation and also build out local jobs. i also don't know how much outreach has been done to the local business community. i encourage to you do that. i know the place i work prides itself on being a green company and i think it should be one of the first places you go to and get their buy in and agreement to purchase this locally generated or this local energy program. thank you so much. >> thank you. national next speaker please. >> hello, i'm david mccord. a chair of the club of the san francisco base chapter of energy and climate committee and honored to speak with you today. we want clean power of s f to succeed that creates local jobs. among other cc a's across the country nearly all rates are below the standard rate of the local utility. among the few that are higher, modest premiums are significantly below staff's recommended rate, these include build out of local renewable and energy efficiency services by revenue. we are asking clean power sf to go beyond this. with the results of the customer survey,
CSPAN
Apr 12, 2013 6:00am EDT
they will continue to try to exert themselves, particularly with the energy claims that they exerted, which compete with some of the countries in the south china sea. at the same time, china is in a dilemma to a certain extent with respect to north korea, since north korea has always been a buffer state for them. they would like to promote temperate behavior and even reform north korea, but they don't want to go to the extent -- an pting an up evil to facilitate a unification of north and south korea, which, of course, would put the republic of korea, if it went that way, right on its border. politically, china is very sensitive about having that buffer state in north korea. thank you very much. thatnk we can all agree one of the most serious threats facing our country now other than weapons of distraction are cyber attacks. we are having thousands of cyber attacks. it has been said by cyber command that they estimate in the last two years that we have lost over $400 billion in american money and american trade secrets, the loss of jobs, even to the extent that china fertilizerttacked companies bec
CSPAN
Apr 17, 2013 4:15pm EDT
, members of the safe climate caucus challenged the republicans who are on the energy and commerce committee to come to the floor and debate with us and talk about the problems of climate change. mr. waxman: we wrote them a letter and we haven't even gotten a reply. there seems to be a conspiracy of silence in the house of representatives about the dangers of climate change and it's time for a real debate on the house floor. every day, members of the safe climate caucus have come to this floor to give speeches on topics relating to climate change, including the importance of preparing communities to mitigate the impacts of extreme weather events, clean energy technologies and the threats of rising temperatures across the country. in contrast, we are not aware of any republican member who has spoken on the house floor about the dangers of climate change and the committee of jurisdiction is not even willing to hold a hearing to hear what the scientists and experts have to say about the issue. i have a message to house republicans, you can't make climate change go away by ignoring the problem.
CSPAN
Apr 13, 2013 10:00am EDT
for the energy security initiative here at brookings, and we're delighted that he was able to join us today. but before doing that let me just give a note of thanks, both to my own staff and the energy security initiative, who have been instrumental in getting you all here today, and also the close interaction we've had with the alberta government in making this event happen. and we're delighted to be able to be hosts today. as i say, dr. yergin needs no real introduction. he is, of course, one of the most noteworthy and notable energy scholars around the world. his two books, "the prize" and "the quest" are two texts used by many schools throughout the nation and by energy professionals as well. he, of course, for "the prize," received the pulitzer prize, and that book has now been translated into 17 different languages. i remember the first time i saw a copy of it sitting on someone's bookshelf in beijing and pulled it aside and i said, "i can't read this." he also serves on the u.s. secretary of energy's advisory board and chaired the u.s. department of energy's task force on strategic e
SFGTV
Apr 16, 2013 4:25pm PDT
program, you know, pg and e is talking about the use of energy credits, we're not, so if you can talk a little bit about that. >> yeah, we definitely anticipate a lower reliance on renewable energy credits than pg and e's program, so that would be one distinguishing factor. pg and e's proposal is to rely on green e certificates which are not recognized as renewable under the renewable portfolio standard law here in california. all of the products we are proposing to offer our customers to make up the 100% renewable portfolio are considered renewable under california's rps law, so that's another key distinguishing factor and those would be the sorts of things we would be talking about, we're also talking about the fact that our program is our building block for building locally renewable resources, for employing locally to conduct that construction, and that will also be a distinguishing factor between our program and pg and e's, and we hope that will be compelling to folks to know that by choosing our clean power sf program, they'll be choosing to invest in the community and to have e
SFGTV2
Apr 11, 2013 8:00am PDT
clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san francisco bay and pacific ocean. >> in 2006 the puc was planning a record number of projects. >> the public utilities commission is a very infrastructure-rich organization. we're out there rebuilding the water system. we've budget working on power generation in the country. we've been doing sewer for the city. we're looking at a brand-new rebuild of all watt systems in san francisco and we haven't had a home that's been other than mental. >> they staff over 900 people. the puc is in two office locations. >> you know, this is such a great place for a building. if the puc owned that building and we could make that the icon i can sustainable building puc represents, wouldn't be a dramatic idea? >> so, one of the major decisions we made was we wanted to make a statement with this building. we wanted this building to be a lead platinum building which is very few build
SFGTV2
Apr 15, 2013 3:00pm PDT
local investment and energy efficiency and renewables. these are some of the leaveers how you would to the financials we have talked about. >> strike a balance between maximizing dollars for build out or what the rates are going to be in terms of customers? >> right. you can do a mix. you can take that just using this example on robust renewals mix. you can take that and refund some of it in setting the rate, assuming a lower cost resource portfolio, so the program over all cost are lower, set the rate a little bit lower reflective of that but don't set it at $2.7 million because you won't have funds to dedicate to local investment fuchlt set the rate at the reflective of the lower cost of the resource portfolio because the mix is different. every month i'm taking more than i'm spending, therefore i can afford a bond that will fund a local investment into energy efficiency and local generation components. >> thank you, commissioner. >> thank you. i think this discussion gets us probably the more real choice we are going to have to make in the next several weeks and that is how to fu
SFGTV2
Apr 15, 2013 3:30pm PDT
credits. if you choose to have more energy renewable credits the cost would go down. >> we don't see that here? >> no. in the newer slide, if you go from the 5 percent to 85 percent credit mix, you free up $72 million ear year. if you didn't lower the rate. >> you still call these liever in it's decision whether it would be accelerated research recovery, late reduction, local build out or bonding capacity as a combination thereof? >> did i miss anything? >> no. you got it. >> thank you. >>> are you done? >> yes. done. >> i'm done. up for questions. >> we are ready to move on to our fairness board presentation. >> the chair on the fairness board. we are and advisory board. our position is to uphold meetings and rate recommendation. the board has met 9 times this year to discuss these rates. we have had considerable public testimony, testimony from the p u c to come up with some of our recommendation. the back part of our board is made up from customers and various members from departments within city government such as the controller administrator and office of public finances. the
SFGTV2
Apr 14, 2013 8:44am PDT
. it is offgassing and reflecting all the energy. >> in the middle, we are waiting to see if the fire spreads. it is spreading from the one end down. >> the second one has the same material for exposure. it is comparing two buildings with the same protection, against two buildings with the same protection for the main fire building, one for exposure and next to it. the second one is catching. >> we have environmental factors effecting this. we have wind blowing in a certain direction. the exposure on the one next to it not really any heat. this is a good demonstration. >> the interesting deal right off the bat is that one burned down and this one -- >> has yet to ignite. >> i see spoke. >> just the products inside that are burning. >> wow. very exciting. >> so i can imagine -- i'm with the building department, there are real implication for providing fire resistive safety in buildings if we can figure out how to properly apply it and make sure people don't cut holes in it. >> there are fire service and dynamics that go there. the building industry and manufacturers love the late weigh
CSPAN
Apr 13, 2013 11:10am EDT
for our consumers. to put it in a nutshell, any energy project today turns out to be a fight between environmentalists and people who want to make available energy independence in america. we have a unique opportunity to be energy independent in america. there are more safeguards put on this pipeline than any proposed to be built ever. at this moment, i would like to two the gentlemen from nebraska, who introduced hr-3. you, mr. chairman, for holding this hearing. we have been involved in this issue over two years. not until congress got involved to give the administration even begin to move the process at the state department. one of the bills that actually passed and was signed into law, we know they stalled the process when the state department recommended denial and the president denied the permit in january of 2012. here we are, april 2013, still mired in the process. 3 puts an end to that. it declares no presidential permit shall be required. of thes additional work nebraska deq to be sufficient. the additional provisions of the bill will ensure the pipeline is built. history i
SFGTV2
Apr 17, 2013 4:44pm PDT
into a state of compression. and that's the characteristic which allows the building to shake, absorb energy from the earthquake, deform, and also come back to its original geometry. what that meant was the building would be functional. it meant it wouldn't have to be abandoned and fixed. >> we have probably the greatest specification for concrete ever developed for a project that has a really innovative structural system. one of the things that's evident from the research that's been done is that concrete is responsible for a significant amount of co2 production. and that's worldwide. and we developed a way in which we could incorporate replacement material such as flag and fly ashe to supplement the portable cement and allow a big reduction in those carbon emissions associated with production from that poured cement. >> concrete for the building has a 70% replacement value with recycled materials fly ashe and recycled materials that would otherwise go to waste. reducing our carbon footprint in half. >> the way that we often do buildings in the city are often projects in the city is we go o
LINKTV
Apr 16, 2013 8:00am PDT
of the force field than here. we say that there's more energy on the charges here than here, which introduces a concept, i wanna see if you can get into, the idea of energy per charge, and we call that voltage. let me define that. energy per charge. that'd be energy in joules compared to charge. and do you know what the unit of charge is? - coulomb. - coulomb. so one joule per one coulomb is said to be an electrical pressure of one volt. so that's what voltage is, energy per charge. we saw the dome was charged up to thousands of volts. so trisha touched that thing, thousands of volts. why wasn't trisha zapped? well, she zapped a little bit, but why is she still here today? enormous amount of energy per charge, okay? but not very many charges. if trisha went home tonight and took a bobby pin and stuck into 110 volts at home, honey, trisha wouldn't be here next time maybe, yeah, okay? she'd be hurt. you know why? that's not so much energy per charge. but how many charges are gonna flow when you stick into the power company socket, a lot or a little? it begins with a l. - a lot. - a lot. so ther
CNBC
Apr 10, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. what's in your wallet? >> i am always talking about the fabulous north american energy revolution here on "mad money," the transformation of all the huge new oil and gas finds we are making this country. but there is still tons of oil and gas being found overseas, too. we don't want to focus so hard america. we don't want to be xenophobic that we forget the rest of the world. take double energy, $821 billion independent oil and gas company that i now believe is the cheapest high-growth energy play out there. it's the large-cap american oil company that has the ability to double its production over the next five years, also doubling its earnings per-share in just two years. under december analyst day, it was a very exciting day. i was hoping the stock would cool off but even at its 52-week high it is trading at 14 times earnings. if the company meet those targets, and i believe they can, that multiple is way too low for this high-growth oil company. noble has a lot of acreage in colorado, one of the big oil heavy shales we like to highlight on the show, one that i think may one day actu
CSPAN
Apr 13, 2013 7:00am EDT
is there are significant portions that say they will remove all the normal business expense for traditional energy production so all of those normal business expenses will go away. do you think we will have more or less energy production if we remove a normal business expenses? >> i think we had a big increase. i think we will continue to have an increase particularly in natural-gas. >> you will be the opposite effect. right now the lowest drilling in natural gas since 1999. >> it is a record high. >> the business expense deals with the production, are you aware of that? when we talk about adding new inventory do you think we will increase inventory if we raise taxes on energy production? >> we need to have all of the above energy strategy. >> encouraging renewable energy, solar? >> you are answering a question i am not asking. they you think we will increase production by increasing the tax burden on traditional energy produced? >> we will have appropriate alignments with energy strategies. consistent alternative and a fair tax code. the president does extend -- >> let me reclaim my time. the gre
SFGTV
Apr 16, 2013 12:00am PDT
energy and jobs. and consider the options for reinvesting the funds for securities that will promote renewable energy and local jobs and things that our city desperately needs. so i have a number of speakers i would like to call up. we have director jay huish from the retirement board we would like to call up first, mr. huish. i do not see him coming up. he was going to talk about the retirement board, social responsible policies and about the portfolio that we have in investment in the fossil fuel companies and i do not see him here and he is not coming up so we will go to the next speaker, i have a number of cards that i will call as well. i would like to call up jamie hen followed by antonio gehas. >> well, good morning, and thank you very much for hosting this hearing on fossil fuel investment and special thanks for supervisor avalos and his staff for crafting the resolution. i am the co-founder for 350.organize an international climate campaign that is helping to lead this movement. we launched this last fall and already students at over 300 colleges and universities have taken
SFGTV
Apr 16, 2013 3:55pm PDT
customer notification and education plan and an update on our legislation related to clean energy and ms. radica fox will provide the legislative update for you, with respect to the first item, the sfpuc activities, we are progressing as planned, we are on time as our time schedule, we have rated options possible at our commission on march 12th, at that time, we'll be presenting our commission with a customer poll results, we'll be presenting the not to exceed rate for adoption and possible adoption, consideration and possible adoption and that will be accompanied with a report from the rate fairness board providing the commission with advice on those not to exceed rates. at the california puc, we are actively engage on that setting on the proceeding that they are conducting on pg and e's proposed green tariff omtion, they proposed a 100% green power product. that product is proposed to use green e energy certificates, it's anticipated to enroll 30 thousand residential accounts, which is about .68% of eligible customers, and they are proposing this program to serve all of the customers a
SFGTV2
Apr 15, 2013 2:00pm PDT
about the interest there is in the build out of renewable energy that this program that will lead to and years to come. i think we do have some differences about how quickly that build out can happen. we have a great interest of both public utilities commission and sflafco and that would lead to jobs and cleaner air for years to come. we'll have some discussion today about what our plan currently is and what it can be in the immediate future as well. we'll see the mic to our colleague. director of public utilities commission. any opening marks? >> none. i'm glad to be had been with my colleagues. >> great. that was item no. 3 and we can move on to next item no. 4. >> public comment members of the community -- on matters within the respective jurisdiction and not today's agenda. >> we'll have definitely opportunity to speak on agenda items as they come up today. this is about public comment. anyone would like to talk publically about any item not on the agenda is welcome to do so at this time. okay. seen none come forward we close general public comment and we are going to hear it
SFGTV2
Apr 15, 2013 4:30pm PDT
built up to a reputation as the leader for a fight for clean energy and from fossil fuel to clean energy. thank you for taking the time to do that and we appreciate the work you are doing. we are really concerned the rates are still too high and i encourage to you discuss that. no one is turned off by this program because this is a discussion for the rates. all of people will eventually be part of this program. if we lose them in phase one. they will probably not go back to us. we would like ninety percent of the residential ue customers to come to this program. thank you very much. >> hello, i'm a 50 year san francisco resident and have currently operating 3 different companies here in the san francisco bay area currently employing 65 people in all clean energy wefrment currently building out a little bit over 3 mega watts with clean energy resource by the end of this year in san francisco and very active in the go solar program and very spupt supportive of the program here as well. i would like to offer suggestions for jobs and create additional fundings for the build out here in sa
CSPAN
Apr 11, 2013 6:00am EDT
emissions per unit of gasoline. >> does that include energy required to get the oil out of the ground? >> i believe it does. i believe it does, but much of that is from the production side of things. >> does anyone else care to answer that question? >> just one quick comment i was and that is, the range i think they've given with somewhere between about 12-17%. they base that announces on a replace, a barrel of oil sands oil versus the average real of a refined in the u.s. it is worth noting that those gulf coast refineries that keystone is targeting are presently configured and run heavy oil. so they will not be replacing a barrel of canadian heavy with a barrel of light. they will be replacing it with a barrel of venezuelan heavy or some other heavy, in which case the percentage i would argue would be smaller. >> mr. jaccard, i assume that you believe that global warming is caused to a large degree by human activity? >> i believe in lifting -- listening to scientists. >> thank you. one of the things in your written testimony, was brought up, in order to achieve a less than two-degree cels
SFGTV2
Apr 14, 2013 7:44am PDT
them self. >> hello,ishv. my name is ian kalen, hottved by the department of energy and i support thuous us chief technology officer todd park who is not the cto, but assistant to the president. >> and i'm peter hirschberg, run publicly a dozen hack-a-thon, [speaker not understood], build apps and explore what's possible. >> i'm chris, the co-founder and ceo of 100-plus and we use data from many different sources to try to help people be more healthy in their daily life. >> hi. [speaker not understood]. we're a mapping and location-based analytics platform. and we are working with open data and trying to see how we can turn data into information, data into knowledge, and the kind of decision products. >> hi, i'm john, ceo of motion loft. we're trying to understand how people move around cities and provide that data to the public to build new tools for public safety. >> hi, i'm [speaker not understood] with code for america. we're a peace core for geeks. we're trying to bring talent from the private second for and government to innovate. we work with dozens of citieses across the c
KCSMMHZ
Apr 14, 2013 5:30pm PDT
and to relax. but increasingly, people are viewing them as a source of energy. they're looking for alternatives to nuclear power. nhk has the details. >> reporter: this district is a historical area. it's famous for hot springs. it draws some 200,000 visitors per year. last sunday it celebrated the opening of a power facility. it uses hot water. each generator can produce 50 kilowatts of energy. hot springwater is passed through a pipe. it heats and the vaporizes a certain type of gas which has a lower boiling point than water. the vapor can be used to move the turbine and generate power. it ensures stable power supplies and almost no carbon dioxide emissions. this was one of the reasons the facility was built. a local power company is raising fees due to rising fuel costs and the weaker yen. residents are hoping that supplying their own power will help them cut costs. >> translator: higher electricity charges will make it harder to manage. it's a wonderful idea to produce power locally for regional consumption. >> reporter: at another hot spring, one company has begun generating electricity fr
SFGTV2
Apr 15, 2013 2:30pm PDT
opportunities that could exist and leading the way for providing clean energy? san francisco and what that does for the environment and i want to make sure we are looking at every single issue as it relates to job opportunities and for those persons who maybe the industry may change or not exist anymore and we are not just ignoring that sector. thank you. >> thank you, commissioner court -- >> thank you. these jobs are coupled together. supervisors breeds comments and supervisor avalos, i don't think they would suffer some job loss, but i think the key is whether there is a net job loss or net job gain. i'm hoping we'll have a robe us discussion about exactly what that build looks like and how we plan to pay for it and how many jobs are gained by the cca and the roll out that we have been discussing for several months. >> thank you. commissioner victor? >> yes. i just want to respond to the comment that torres said about the the job question and this goes back to hearing the survey because there is a question about the roll out and there is an appetite for a local build out
CSPAN
Apr 15, 2013 7:00am EDT
in kerry contamination into the local neighborhood and on and to the metric denver area. the atomic energy act of 1946 created a complete wall of secrecy between the public and these nuclear facilities. secret operations at rocky flats began in 1952. it was somebody atomic energy commission, now the department of energy and operated by chemical. from 1952 to 1989, rocky flats produced more than 70,000 plutonium pits. the space providing atomic bombs chain reaction essentially produced in the heart of every nuclear weapon in america. supplies of plutonium at oak ridge supplied the uranium. here's an aerial view of rocky flats. it grew to have more than 800 buildings. many of those buildings were partially underground and you couldn't see anything from the road. companies that operated rocky flats like rockwell and e.g. cheaper indemnified for many catastrophe reliability. workers at rocky flats worked on what were called lines of boxes. it would put their hands into the outside class to manipulate the plutonium buttons to become trigger. and here's a photo of a quote rockslide looks like. p
NBC
Apr 16, 2013 3:00am EDT
on the decline in 2013. and while it makes for a refreshing sign at the gas station, some energy stocks are finding themselves in a slippery situation. could the slide continue? cramer sits down with the ceo of energy 21. all coming up on "mad money." >>> don't miss a second of "mad money." follow @jim cramer on twitter and if you have a question, tweet cramer at #madtweets. or give us a call at 1-800-743-cnbc. miss something? head to madmoney.cnbc.com. ♪ ♪ >>> of course, our thoughts are with the victims and the families of the victims of today's horrible tragedy in boston. for this terrible incident we learned about an amazing deal. dishwork's takeover bid for sprint, a rival bid, and which rose on the news only closing up 84 cents or 13.5%. normally when a company takes a catchover bid i try to tell you the sell it, because the upside is there for the sell and we are not arbitragers. and remember, that they were trying to get a section of the company, but they have a high pocket, so they can now come in and turn this from a cable television to cable powerhouse like verizon or at&
SFGTV2
Apr 12, 2013 1:30pm PDT
. we've got to great program planned for you today and keep that energy up. and thank you to lincoln high school. this is going to be a very exciting day as mayor lee and the giants kickoff the campaign. it is our goal along with your hope to keep san francisco clean and beautiful this wonderful city that we love for generations to come. we're going to keep you very attend let's get this program started with a beach blanket babylon with an original song and let's welcome renÉe wilson. ♪ ♪ to keep you clean is why we gather here. it's time for us to care. that's why i'll help our mayor to polish every street with one big giant sweep. oh, whistle why while you work. and carefully together we'll show our pride. just like the giants we will triumph but there's work to do. no litering so make sure you pick up your trash. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ so whistle while you work. we must work hard to reach our goal keep san francisco beautiful. just work don't be a quiter. keep our city all a glitter. san francisco. open your golden gate you've let no stranger wait outside your door. san francisco he
PBS
Apr 11, 2013 7:00pm PDT
for joining us. maybe you have some energy- saving appliances, like an energy star-rated washer and dryer. but what about your tv? chances are it's on more than your washer, dryer, and kitchen appliances combined. did you know that if half of us in the u.s. replaced our regular tvs with an energy star model, the change would be like shutting down a power plant? you can find the energy star on everything from standard to high def to the largest flat-screen your heart desires. ow that makes sense.
PBS
Apr 12, 2013 7:00pm PDT
% of its international trade, including its imports of oil and other energy resources. as such, the u.s. believes china yields great influence over the north. >> i think, of all of the scenarios i can imagine, either china's position remains as it is, tolerant although resentful of north korea, or that china will move in a direction that takes it closer to the united states. >> reporter: the biggest challenge facing america's top diplomat is convincing china to use its leverage on north korea while underscoring america's ties with tokyo and seoul, its two major allies in the region. anthony yazaki, nhk world, seoul. >>> a pentagon spy group determined that the stakes may be rising on the korean peninsula. members of the defense intelligence agency concluded that north korea likely has the ability to launch nuclear-armed missiles. a republican representative from colorado revealed the finding during a hearing in congress. >> dia assesses, with moderate confidence, the north currently has nuclear weapons capable of delivery by ballistic missiles. however, the reliability will be low. >>
NBC
Apr 18, 2013 11:00am PDT
pressure builds in. this is a strong ridge with a lot of energy. we're expecting those temperatures to reach the 90s before all is said and done in some of the metropolitan cities. talking about the warmest air of the season so far. not until monday, we'll warm you up all the way through then. offshore winds return and that means the 90s return to places like livermore heading through monday. going to be a hot day today as well. want to give you the beach forecast. pacifica, 65 degrees. take your kids to the beach out there. make sure you bring the spf 30. the winds have calmed down. a lot more comfortable out there on the soft sands of half moon bay. 69 degrees. and 72, not too bad in santa cruz. that's the place to be. the warmest weather and the surf has calmed down as well as the winds have calmed down. 78 degrees in the east shore, places like fremont staying nice and warm for today. friday into the upcoming weekend, look at those numbers. we have a rapid warm-up. we'll be in the 90s by monday. and just about as warm tuesday into wednesday. and that means if you're like me, pas
PBS
Apr 14, 2013 9:00am PDT
with a series of papers on light, gravity and relativity, culminating with his discovery that matter and energy are equal. this made him the first celebrity scntist of the icon. century and a cultural today, einstein's image is used disney educational toys to apple computers and fujifilms. does this commercialization obscure or worse demean einstein's legacy? we'll review einstein's life and put that question to einstein experts alice and bert. captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 e- mail: ♪[music] ♪ >>> welcome. >> thank you. >> we are celebrating the 100th@anniversary, the sennennary of albert einstein's burst of scientific discovery. what is it exactly that we are saluting? i k you, dr. robert shulman? >> we're lebrating this incredib burst of creativity that he showed in 1905. wealso are celebrating the fact that he, in essence, came from nowhe"e and put his stamp on 20th century physics, in this, a humble patent clerk is an achievement that is probably unparallel certainly in this 20th century. >> he becamea celebrity scien$ist and an icon, and he has affected
SFGTV
Apr 16, 2013 4:55pm PDT
to create a work, how many megawatts of energy we will have and what years so we've been having a lot of conversation about this program for a long time, the consultant that's been hired by the sfpuc has a proposal or a plan they've presented that says you're going to have this many jobs, this much renewable generation online and this year, and maybe that program is not completely feasible but what we need is some kind of numbers, we need facts and we need them now. we need more than just the shell contract, we need to know what kind of investment are we make ining the build-out, how much money are we going to spend, how many jobs are we going to create and that will help us immensely fight this misinformation, we can't fight it without that, unless you have the numbers for how many megawatts you're going to have in the city and how many jobs you're going to have, that's going to be a hard one to sell, we're fighting hard to fight this misinformation, it's great that you're going to continue to have this information, and i urge you to ask the puc to get those numbers to you and have a
CNBC
Apr 12, 2013 7:00pm EDT
gold because there's in end to world trade. u.s. energy independence, an end to bury gold. we'll get to that in a few minutes. >>> and new information in the kpmg trading scandal. jane wells diving deeper into the criminal complaint. we'll take a look at what the risks are for kpmg. will the big four strangle hold on the account industry be broken up? "kudlow report" begins right now. first up this evening, the senate's bipartisan group of aid says it plans to reveal the long-awaited immigration reform bill next tuesday. this is a bill that in national review reporter betty woodrow dubbed grover versus the bitter enders. grover norquist believes the immigration reform will boost economic growth and slash our budget deficits. all right. now from washington, the aforementioned grover norquist and with me onset, my great friend, syndicated columnist an coulter, author of "mugged." this is great fun, two great funds, grover, who are the bitter enders and what is your case against them? >> well, i think the american people are looking to move towards immigration reform. we have senators l
CNBC
Apr 18, 2013 4:00am EDT
much for your time this morning. straight ahead, we'll assess how the u.s. energy revolution is changing the global economy and how investors can benefit. we'll be right back. c8i?i? >>> welcome back 20 "worldwide exchange." i'm kelly evans and these they say are your headlines. stocks recovering from their worst performance in nine months. >>> fear of falling demand for iphones and is ipads spreading to asia before shares of am suppliers tumble. >>> voting on the next italian president voting getting under way in rome. but risks in the center left could jeopardize the process. >>> a fire ignites an explosion at a fertilizer plant in texas. there are an estimated 100 injuries and it's been confirmed there are multiple fatalities. >>> well, the dow is looking to add about 25 points at the open this morning. small rallies shaping up for the nasdaq and the s&p, as well. we know the nasdaq in particular was a weak link in particular. apple did fall below that $400 mark. it did knock down stocks across the globe, particularly in asia. its suppliers and tech stocks generally seen a
CNBC
Apr 15, 2013 11:00pm EDT
, some energy stocks are finding themselves in a slippery situation. could the slide continue? cramer sits down with the ceo of energy 21. all coming up on "mad money." >>> don't miss a second of "mad money." follow@jim cramer on twitter and if you have a question, tweet cramer at #"mad money." or give us a call at 1-800-743-cnbc. miss something? head to mad moneycnbc.com. (phone ringing) good afternoon. chase sapphire. (push button tone) this is stacy from springfield. oh whoa. hello? yes. i didn't realize i'd be talking to an actual person. you don't need to press "0," i'm here. reach a person, not a prompt whenever you call chase sapphire. why should saturday night have all the fun? get two times the points on dining in restaurants, with chase sapphire preferred. since aflac is helping with his expenses while he can't work, he can focus on his recovery. he doesn't have to worry so much about his mortgage, groceries, or even gas bills. kick! kick... feel it! feel it! feel it! nice work! ♪ you got it! you got it! yes! aflac's gonna help take care of his expenses. and us...we're gon
CNBC
Apr 18, 2013 6:00pm EDT
, the ceo, figured it out! and that's why the stock rallied $5.52 or 4%. how about kinder morgan energy partners, the nation's largest pipeline company, which has also figured out that america does not have enough pipelines to take all of our bountiful newfound oil and gas to where it is needed, which, by the way, is not here or not there. it stays here! rich kinder, the ceo, knew this, and he spent billions to make you billions with kinder morgan, laying down pipe and profiting from it. which is why he can keep raising distribution without taking on more risk, lake he did yesterday. we're going to have rich on the show tonight to talk about his vision and how lucrative that vision has been for shareholders of kmp, who have enjoyed a gain of almost 13% this year, with a stock that is just about a buck from its high. you probably don't know christopher connor. that's okay, no reason you should. well, i know him, not personally, but he's the ceo of sherwin-williams, who's managed to take advantage of the housing boom in this country and sell the most paint in the stores, which is how he c
SFGTV2
Apr 15, 2013 8:00am PDT
of the equation. cable cars were a lot more energy efficient. they were very popular in cities all across the united states, including chicago. and they really took over in san francisco because cable cars could climb hills were horses couldn't, opening up development in parts of the city where before there hadn't been any. but cable cars had their drawbacks, too. a cablecar can only go nine miles an hour, as fast as the cable under the street pulling it. cables have a hard time pulling backwards, changing direction, investing in the infrastructure to put the cable in the street is very costly. so you have a lot of upfront costs. if a company wanted to run just one cable car, they had to start up the power house to get the cable car rung through the street. so it energy efficient issues as well. this is an interest street car. that was the new modern, exciting form of transportation. it was very energy efficient. each street car only used enough energy from the wires that it needed. it didn't have to run a power house. people were a little scared of them at first. the technology was a lit
CSPAN
Apr 12, 2013 2:00pm EDT
, effort, energy, and ambition that goes into pursuing education regardless of gender so that we can begin to move at least incrementally again. women have been more than aware that their own progress has come slowly. they are not content to make no progress. and if we look at the last 12 years, essentially what we see is no progress. i'm not sure what kind of a goal to put on progress that should be made. decade ly look at the where some considerable progress was made and where 10 percentage points of progress was made over 10 years to say if we can do that once, we surely should be able to do it again. place to begin would be to sign the discharge petition so that the paycheck, fairness act could be brought to the floor. it needs 218 signatures. it currently has 192 co-sponsors. and maybe more by this point. it did as of thursday. we have to find action to take individual women, perhaps will be taking such action in their own work forces, the whole notion of lean in, that is to say go and ask for the pay that you are entitled to, is a step that i would, of course, advise, but i recognize
PBS
Apr 17, 2013 4:30pm PDT
earnings before the bell and bank of new york melon combine with tumbled energy crisis to give upmost of tuesday's games. all 10 s&pectors lower with technology and financial seeing the biggest declines. the dow still fell by 138 points, closing the day at 14,618. the s&p 500 was down 22 and the nasdaq down by 60 points dragged down by shares of apple which dipped below $400 a share today before closing at $402. that after cirius logic hinted at a slowdown in production iphones d ipads. >>> jp morgan chase with a 3.5% decline. bob fasanni has more on today's action in the markets from the floor of the new york stock exchange. >> reporter: it was another whip saw day that started ugly right off the bat. the problem is that key commodities like copper, aluminum and nickel were again dropping at essentially 52-week lows, all on concerns out slowing global growth. key commodities hit 52-week lows as well. and while commodity stocks like materials and energy suffered, there were also notable decline in industrials and in financials like bank of america which missed earnings estimates. and
SFGTV
Apr 11, 2013 2:00pm PDT
with introducing kim mall com. kim has just joined our staff. she comes with a strong energy policy background and experience in the energy field. she's worked for the california public energy commission so she's quite involved in community choice and helping to write the rules there. when she left work for cpc she worked for a non profit in uc berkley so he's also a /prabg /teugs /tpher as well working with communities job placement. i think she brings a very strong background to the san francisco public utilities commission and we look forward to hearing from her in the near future. >> we'll have some questions. welcome. >> this is my third day. >> this is your third day. no wonder you're still smiling. thank you for being with us and welcome. >> i'd like to call gee lee for the water system improvement update. >> good afternoon. as you know, we've spent a lot of time the past few months working on this comprehensive assessment that will allow us to refine or budget and schedule and that work culminated with the publication on march 22 of a notice of public hearing where you will be aske
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